Has to be a combination of both. Great players can get you alot of s but you need a good coach to get titles. Alot of times you see a great team not reach their potential. That is where a good ach comes in to help that team reach their fu potential.
Here is an article about the coach at Dunbar High in Texas breaking Coach Wootens mark at 1275. This was from 2003. His players call him the "dinosaur"
good article. I love hearing about coaches staying in one place for a long time. Like Joe Pa, but it might be time for him to go after that drubbing they took against USC.
I think Bobby Hurley from St Anthonys has to be up there. He has pulled some kids from rough streets and transformed their life using basketball. There is even a book about their 2004 season i believe and it is called " Miracle at St. Anthonys." The book is ok but it follows the players and hurley and his dedication to the program. His son is a rising superstar coach at St Benedicts which since he has taken over the program has risen to a top team in the nation every year. The father and son refuse to play each other unless they meet by chance. St Anthonys, St Benedicts, St Pats and Patterson Catholic make up the best in north jersey which is some of the finest basketball in the country